Category: schools

High school students in forensics class meet with detectives

Plainville High School students in Jill Miller’s Forensics classes recently had a visit from two guest speakers. Detective David Posadas from the Plainville Police Department and FBI Special Agent Marc LaFrance shared their respective experience with the students in the…

Governor Scholar honored at BOE meeting

    Plainville High School Junior Brandon Mello was honored at the May 9 Plainville Board of Education meeting for receiving the 2016 Governor’s Scholar Award for overall academic achievement. The purpose of the program is to recognize academically talented…

High schoolers provide seniors a prom to remember

The cafeteria at Plainville High School was transformed with a “casino night” theme on the evening of April 28 where close to 100 senior citizens joined high school student members of the school’s Interact Club and their advisors for the…

School’s Thoughtexchange program to begin May 17

The “Star” phase of the Plainville Community Schools Thoughtexchange information gathering initiative will begin on May 17 and run through May 31, said Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett in a press release. The school district partnered with Thoughtexchange, an…

Middle school has first ever science fair

The Middle School of Plainville’s seventh grade recently held its first ever science fair, under the planning and coordination of seventh grade science faculty members, Assistant Principal Aimee Roberts, and Plainville High School science teacher John Girard. A press release…

New principal picked for Southington Catholic School

Southington Catholic School co-pastors, Father Ronald May and Father Nicholas Melo, announce the appointment of Eileen Sampiere as the new school principal, effective July 1. Sampiere is currently the principal of Corpus Christi School in Wethersfield. During her 24 year…

Schools seeking community feedback via web

Plainville Community Schools is seeking community feedback regarding the school district and will utilize a short, simple, web based information gathering tool, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett. The school district has partnered with Thoughtexchange, an engagement design…

Students watch nomination of Supreme Court judge

As part of the White House.gov live stream, on March 16, fifth grade students from Louis Toffolon Elementary School watched the live historical nomination of Federal Judge Merrick Garland as a Supreme Court justice by President Barack Obama. As part…

‘Superintendent’s Update and Informational Showcase’ April 20

Plainville Community Schools will host a “Superintendent’s Update and Informational Showcase” on Wednesday, April 20. The program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Plainville High School Cafeteria, 47 Robert Holcomb Way. The event will feature information…

Preschool program seeking children who be 4 by Jan. 1

The Plainville Community Schools’ Preschool Program is continuing to expand and seeking Plainville students who will be age 4 by Jan. 1, 2017. The program will run four half-days per week, Tuesday through Friday, and will be offered at each…